Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Robert Henry Bell, 82, of Benton died Monday, Feb. 25. He was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Warner, Okla., to the late Ross Henry and Vera Duvall Bell.Â
Mr. Bell had retired from Alcoa after working 40 years and was in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.Â He was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church and a Mason with the Congo Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane (Scott) Bell, and one brother, Wayne Bell.
Joseph A. Gonsalves' journey through life came to an end on Feb. 16. He was 48 and of Benton..
He was born March 19, 1964. He attended John Glenn High School and later earned his diploma in San Diego. He had a passion for fishing, and he loved being a carpenter and roofer. He loved being a father, and he cherished his family and friends. His ability to see a silver lining in everything will be missed.
Porter Everette Tully, 67, of Benton passed away Saturday, Feb. 23.Â He was born Aug. 12, 1945, in Monticello.Â Porter was retired from General Electric, served in the U.S. Navy and was a member and deacon of East Side Baptist Church.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Annie Tully; a brother John Tully, Jr.; and a sister, Scharlene Cornett.
Harry R. Butzlaff, 88, Â of Bryant went to be with his Lord on Feb. 23. Harry was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Harry and Clara Butzlaff. He was a lifelong member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church â€“ Missouri Synod.Â He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a chemical engineering degree. He retired in 1989 as manager of quality/process control from A. O.